NAIC Update- Accounting, Investments, and Solvency Modernization

Posted on Sep 6, 2017

Caldwell NJ, September 6, 2017 – Cristina Ahn of PwC will discuss the current statutory accounting guidance from the NAIC’s SAP working group at the SIFM Annual Conference to be held September 17th – 20st at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.  For more information, go to SIFM Annual Conference. She will review […]

IFRS 17 Insurance Contracts

Posted on Aug 31, 2017

Caldwell NJ, August 31, 2017 – Danielle Handlan of KPMG will outline the key requirements of the new insurance standard including the new measurement model, presentation and disclosure requirements and transition issues at the SIFM Annual Conference to be held September 17th – 20st at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.  For more […]

Prospects of Tax Reform

Posted on Aug 26, 2017

Caldwell NJ, August 26, 2017 – Ronald Dabrowski, Partner in the Washington National Tax Practice of KPMG LLP, will provide an up-to-the-minute discussion on the prospects of US tax reform at the SIFM Annual Conference to be held September 17th – 20st at the Borgata Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, NJ.  For more information, go […]

Brexit: A View from London.

Posted on Aug 22, 2017

Caldwell NJ, August 22, 2017 – The triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in March 2017 means that the UK has just over 18 months left negotiate its exit from the EU.  The negotiations are complex and the implications for the insurance industry both in the UK and the EU are significant. Sarah Ouarbya […]

Disruptive Technology – Is the P&C Value Chain Prepared?

Posted on Aug 15, 2017

Caldwell NJ, August 8, 2017 – The property/casualty (re)insurance business is at an inflection point with disruptive technology and growing and differentiated capital sources driving widespread change across the industry. In addition to ongoing cyclical pressures, management teams should be aware of the increasing presence of “InsureTech” ventures, growing alternative capital, the advent of autonomous vehicles, […]

Insurtech and the Lemonade Story

Posted on Aug 8, 2017

Caldwell NJ, August 8, 2017 –  Lemonade Insurance Company is a P&C insurance company that is transforming the very business model of insurance through technology – offering homeowners and renters insurance powered by artificial intelligence and behavioral economics. Come hear Ty Sagalow discuss the Insurtech phenomenon and the Story of Lemonade from initial idea to […]

Assessing Risk Culture and The Perfect Storm: Lessons Learned from Uncovering Fraud

Posted on Jun 18, 2017

Caldwell, NJ June 18, 2017.  An overview of risk culture and lessons learned from uncovering fraud will be presented at SIFM Quarterly Conference.  It will be held at the NY offices of KPMG LLP on June 22nd. Risk culture is the values, behaviors, beliefs, attitudes, and understanding present in an organization that helps to shape […]

Risk Governance ~ A Critical Look at Risk Committees & Risk Statements

Posted on Jun 18, 2017

Caldwell, NJ June 18, 2017.  Closely related to how much risk an insurer accepts is how an insurer’s board oversees risk. The common approach is that an insurer’s board should govern risk through a board-level committee and overarching risk limits. There are, however; compelling arguments to the contrary.  These arguments will be explored by Nicos […]

Expected Losses: Transitioning to Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) Methodologies

Posted on May 31, 2017

Caldwell, NJ May 31, 2017.  Andrew Taylor (Grant Thornton) and John Reedy (Grant Thornton), will provide an overview of the new CECL accounting standard at the SIFM Quarterly Conference.  It will be held at the NY offices of KPMG LLP on June 22nd. The presentation will focus on the changes to measuring credit losses on […]

US Tax Reform Update

Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Caldwell NJ, March 15, 2017.  The election of Donald Trump combined with the Republican controlled Congress has significantly increased the chances that comprehensive federal tax reform will be passed. Joy Tegtmeyer, Partner PwC and Vincent Scarpati Tax Director PwC will address the following issues: Current developments in the reform process Comparison of various tax reform proposals […]